Questions Parents Should Ask Their Teenager:
Have you ever been pressured by your friends to do something risky? What did/would you do?
Are you ever curious about drugs? Do you want to experiment with them?
What are some of the consequences of using cigarettes and/or drugs?
Who is your best friend and why?
Have you ever smoked a cigarette or used drugs?
Has anyone ever offered you drugs? How did you handle that situation?
Do you trust me/us and what can I do to help you trust me/us more?
Do you think I am proud of you?
What is the best part of being a kid/teenager?
What are some things that stress you out? What can I do to help?
What is the hardest thing about being a kid?
Is there something you need to tell/ask me but don’t know how to?
How can we work together to put some boundaries around phone and social media use?
How do you feel about a friend using any drug?
If you have a friend using drugs or alcohol should you continue the friendship? How might that friendship change?
How can I best support you to remain drug free?